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  • 19 Nov 2010
    Turkey prepares its Second National Communication to the UNFCCC

    The kick-off meeting for the “Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Turkey’s Second National Communication to the UNFCCC” was held on 23 November 2010 in Ankara.

  • 15 Nov 2010
    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of HDRs

    The 2010 Human Development Report titled The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development continues the tradition of pushing the frontiers of development thinking.

  • 15 Nov 2010
    Human Development Report: Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    2010 Human Development Report: Eastern Europe and Central Asia found highly advanced and ‘equitable’, but life expectancy decline in former Soviet Union slows area’s long-term development progress.

  • 15 Nov 2010
    Higher income is not enough for human development

    In the 20th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) newly adjusted Human Development Index (HDI) indicates that with a value of 0.679, Turkey is listed among countries in the “High Human Development” category, ranking 83rd out of 169 countries. Due to the methodological refinements, the 2010 country rankings are not comparable to those from previous years.

  • 15 Nov 2010
    The 2010 Human Development Report is introduced in Turkey

    UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report titled The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development was introduced at a seminar organized in the scope of the UN, World Bank and Middle East Technical University joint initiative Human Development Dialogue on 4 November 2010 at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

  • 10 Nov 2010
    International conference to fight corruption

    In an effort to contribute to Turkey’s intensified efforts to fight corruption and promote democratic governance, the Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Inspection Board, UNDP Turkey and UNDP Bratislava Regional Centre are jointly organizing an “International Conference on Anti-corruption Measures in Turkey and Around the Globe” in Ankara on 1-2 December, 2010.

  • 09 Nov 2010
    Final Grantees Meeting

  • 05 Nov 2010
    World AIDS Day 2010 Universal Access and Human Rights

    In her message for World AIDS Day 2010, commemorated each year on 1 December, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said: “As we mark another World AIDS Day, let us also reaffirm our commitment to services which are universally accessible and based on a human rights approach”.

  • 04 Nov 2010
    Significant improvement in income not enough for higher human development level

    In the 20th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) newly adjusted Human Development Index (HDI) indicates that with a value of 0.679, Turkey is listed among countries in the “High Human Development” category, ranking 83rd out of 169 countries. Due to the methodological refinements, the 2010 country rankings are not comparable to those from previous years.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    Volunteering for Malatya

    On October 9th 2010, 14 IBMers from 8 different countries came to Malatya to voluntarily undertake four strategic projects for the province’s socio-economic development in cooperation with the Fırat Development Agency.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    CSR awards to two UNDP projects

    The “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Solutions Marketplace” event, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) took place at Kadir Has University in İstanbul on 15 October 2010.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    HDR 2010: The real wealth of nations

    The first Human Development Report in 1990 opened with the simply stated premise that has guided all subsequent Reports: “People are the real wealth of a nation.”

  • 01 Nov 2010
    Gender equality training at the TGNA

    Onur Çekiç and Esma Arslan, are two of the 75 legislative experts who attended the gender mainstreaming trainings organized jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and coordinated by the Equal Opportunities Commission for Women and Men (KEFEK) and the Legislative Experts Association (YUDER) at the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) in Ankara between 4-19 October 2010.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    Climate change certificates awarded

    With the completion of the “Climate Change, Adaptation Policies and Turkey” certified training programme in Ankara on 15 October 2010, Turkey gained 33 more climate change expert candidates.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    Support to villagers on the Küre Mountains

    Contributing to the Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System project, where the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the implementing partner, the General Directorate of Forest-Village Relations (ORKÖY), has been providing loans for solar energy and water heating systems to over 175 families in Kastamonu and Bartın.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    A tale of four seasons: Küre Mountains

    National Geographic Turkey featured a spread on Küre Mountains National Park in its October 2010 issue.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    New building for the Dreams Academy

    Carrying out its work in ateliers designated by İstanbul’s Beşiktaş Municipality for the past two years, the Dreams Academy will now continue its activities at its new building in Ataşehir, located in Istanbul’s Anatolian side.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project starts

    The Kick-off Meeting of “Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project” will be held on 7 December 2010 in Ankara.

  • 13 Oct 2010
    International Symposium on Poverty Alleviation Strategies

  • 01 Oct 2010
    United to achieve the MDGs

    “This summit has laid a solid foundation for the progress we need in our quest to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by the internationally agreed deadline of 2015” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his closing statement for the High Level Plenary Meeting in New York on 20-22 September, 2010.

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